Amanda Leveille’s shutout streak came to an end, at three in a row, on Saturday night, but the Gophers women hockey team’s unbeaten streak is still alive at 12.
Minnesota beat St. Cloud State 3-1 at Ridder Arena. It was the Gophers’ 18th win in a row over the Huskies.
Rachel Bona led the Gophers (24-1-1, 18-1-1-0 WCHA) with a goal and an assist and Rachel Ramsey added two assists. Leveille had 17 saves.
The Huskies (4-21-3, 3-17-2-1) were outshot 47-18.
The Gophers took an early lead as Kate Schipper and Rachel Ramsey set up Bona’s 15th goal of the season at 32 seconds in the opening period. Minnesota had a 17-5 shots advantage in the period but didn’t score again.
Minnesota’s second goal came from Meghan Lorence — who had two goals in a 3-0 win on Friday — with assists going to Maryanne Menefee and Hannah Brandt, at 6:44 of the second period. It was Lorence’s 12th of the season.
The Huskies made it 2-1 when Michelle Burke scored at 12:50 of the middle period. Leveille had not allowed a goal since their Jan. 11 game against Ohio State.
Milica McMillen restored the Gophers’ two-goal lead back on a power-play goal at 18:07. Ramsey and Bona assisted on McMillen’s eighth goal of the season.
The Gophers killed three St. Cloud State power plays in the first 8½ minutes of the third period to hold on to their 3-1 lead.
Leveille came into the series with shutouts over Minnesota State Mankato in a home-and-home series the previous series and stopped 15 shots on Friday. She only had to work a little harder in the second game.
Unlike Katie Fitzgerald of St. Cloud State. She made 44 stops.
|Cleveland - LP: T. Bauer||1||FINAL|
|Minnesota - WP: A. Swarzak||3|
|Cincinnati - LP: M. Leake||1||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - WP: K. Lohse||5|
|Kansas City - WP: W. Davis||2||FINAL|
|Chicago WSox - LP: Z. Putnam||1|
|Washington - LP: S. Strasburg||4||FINAL|
|Colorado - WP: J. De La Rosa||6|
|NY Mets - WP: B. Colon||3||FINAL|
|Seattle - LP: T. Walker||2|
|Detroit - WP: A. Sanchez||11||FINAL|
|Arizona - LP: T. Cahill||5|
|Los Angeles - LP: D. Haren||1||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - WP: F. Liriano||6|
|San Francisco - WP: M. Bumgarner||3||FINAL|
|Philadelphia - LP: J. Papelbon||1|
|Texas - LP: Y. Darvish||1||FINAL|
|NY Yankees - WP: D. Phelps||2|
|Boston - LP: C. Buchholz||4||FINAL|
|Toronto - WP: R. Dickey||6|
|Miami - LP: N. Eovaldi||1||FINAL|
|Atlanta - WP: E. Santana||6|
|Tampa Bay - WP: A. Cobb||3||FINAL|
|St. Louis - LP: L. Lynn||0|
|San Diego - WP: I. Kennedy||8||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: T. Wada||3|
|Houston||7||Top 8th Inning|
|Baltimore - LP: T. Hunter||2||FINAL|
|LA Angels - WP: J. Weaver||3|
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